Multimodal perception

Perception that incorporates several sensorial inputs; in the case of cinema, sight and hearing mainly; these information are distilled from the visual and audio input at all time

Auditory perception Visual perception
Low spatial resolution High spatial resolution
High spectral resolution Very low spectral resolution
Best suited to temporal perception Best suited to spatial perception
All-inclusive – non directional Targetable – directional
Unconscious – passive Conscious – active
Substantial emotional effects Good for different rational tasks
Rapid Comparatively slow


Related induced effect: Synchresis; Added value

(Sonnenschein, 2001)

(Daurer, [2010?])

(Altman, 1992)

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